Sorrel 'Red Veined'
Red Veined Sorrel/Rumex sanguineus (Perennial)
USDA Hardiness Zone 4-8
Intense tart, lemony flavor on this ornamental and edible leaf. Dark green leaves with deep red veins make this an attractive choice for seasoning the garden and culinary dishes.
The word “sorrel” comes from the Germanic word “sur” and the old French word “surele,” both meaning “sour.”
Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips
Very easy to grow. Tolerant of a wide range of soil types. Flavor and texture is best when leaves are small.
When to Divide
spring or fall
Characteristics & Attributes
|| Full Sun
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Soil Moisture Preference
|| Very Adaptable